Nov 262014
 

  Twenty five years ago one of the most extraordinary barriers ever constructed was torn down by the people it was designed to oppress. The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 to prevent East Germans reaching West Berlin, but to […]

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Aug 042014
 

It seems extraordinary to us now that the assassination of an unpopular Archduke in a relatively obscure country could have started the most significant war the world had ever known. A hundred years ago, on the 28th June 1914, a […]

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Mar 272012
 

There has been a surge of interest in the silent film genre following the huge success of The Artist at the 2012  Academy Awards. To follow up on this we thought we would take a look at some of the […]

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Feb 012012
 

Now that JISC MediaHub has been live for some time we thought it would be useful to highlight some of the best collections and materials that you can find and access in the service. To kick off this series of […]

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